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Respite has come the way of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), as they are in the coming days to receive $500,000 (about 200 million Naira) from FIFA as a palliative for the Coronavirus Pandemic.

FIFA interested in transfer deal involving Manchester United, Sporting Lisbon

The World Football governing body FIFA is interested in the deal involving Manchester United and Sporting Lisbon when both clubs transact for the transfer of Bruno Fernandes in January.
President of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has explained how FIFA released funds grant will be spent.

NFF: What we will spend FIFA’s $500,000 on

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has explained how FIFA released funds grant will be spent.
Sergio Ramos hit back at Gerard Pique over his criticism of Real Madrid, saying he would sign up to win every El Clasico playing as badly as the Barcelona defender suggested.

Sergio Ramos ‘hungry to end the season with a title’

Prior to the coronavirus pandemic putting world football on hold, we were witnessing one of the most exciting LaLiga title races in some time, with Real Madrid just two points behind Barcelona with 11 games to play.
Erling Haaland has emerged as a potential candidate for Real Madrid with the Spanish giants having doubts over long-term target Kylian Mbappé.

Christian Vieri: Erling Haaland is the best striker in the world

Borussia Dortmund's teenage striker Erling Haaland is already the best forward in world football, according to former ` international frontman Christian Vieri.
former Italian striker Christian Vieri picked Brazilian legend Ronaldo de Lima over Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo.

Christian Vieri picks Ronaldo de Lima over Cristiano Ronaldo

former Italian striker Christian Vieri picked Brazilian legend Ronaldo de Lima over Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo.
Manchester United are ready to step up their pursuit of a fourth-place Premier League finish following the Premier League's winter break, according to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

Manchester United coach advised to sign Super Eagles hopeful instead of Borussia Dortmund star

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been advised to sign Super Eagles hopeful Bukayo Saka from Arsenal instead of £120m top target Jadon Sancho in the summer transfer window.
Belarus FA (BFF) general secretary Sergei Zhardetski says there is no reason for the league to be suspended amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Belarus FA: No reason to stop playing football despite coronavirus pandemic

Belarus FA (BFF) general secretary Sergei Zhardetski says there is no reason for the league to be suspended amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Leaked FIFA document states contracts should be extended until end of current season

A leaked document from world football’s governing body FIFA states that player and coaches contracts should be extended until the end of the current season whenever that will be according to a report from news agency Reuters.
The Green Eagles before the 1980 African Nations Cup final against Algeria in Lagos.

Nigeria plans big reception for 1980 Green Eagles

Youth and Sports Minister Sunday Dare has lavished praises on the 1980 class of the senior national football team, the Green Eagles, who won Nigeria’s first continental trophy 40 years ago in Lagos.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has revealed why Super Eagles lost 2-1 to Algeria in Sunday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals game at Cairo International Stadium.

Gernot Rohr: I’ve not heard from Joseph Yobo since his appointment

Gernot Rohr has revealed Joseph Yobo has not called him since his appointment as assistant coach of the Super Eagles.
Kylian Mbappe has stated that a lack of training is not an issue for Paris Saint-Germain team-mate Neymar.

Fabinho: Kylian Mbappe will win the Ballon d’Or before Neymar

Fabinho has tipped Paris Saint-Germain star Kylian Mbappe to win the Ballon d'Or and hopes to team up with him at Liverpool in the future.
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu believes five-time Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi could end up staying at the club for another five years.

Lionel Messi, Megan Rapinoe expected to take Ballon d’Or honours

The biggest names in world football will descend on Paris on Monday for the 2019 Ballon d’Or ceremony, with Lionel Messi and USA women’s World Cup superstar Megan Rapinoe tipped to leave with the honours.
Jadon Sancho had no intention of joining Manchester United during the summer, according to Borussia Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc.

Report: Liverpool join the race to sign Jadon Sancho

According to reports from the Daily Mail, Liverpool have joined the race to sign Jadon Sancho who wants to leave Borussia Dortmund next summer.
Samson Siasia has vowed to clear his name after world governing body FIFA banned him yesterday from football following an allegation of match-fixing brought against him.

Fifa ban: Samson Siasia writes CAS for deadline extension

Former Super Eagles’ handler and player Samson Siasia has pleaded with the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) to extend the deadline over his ban by the World football governing body, FIFA.
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Jurgen Klopp: Pep Guardiola easily the best boss I’ve coached against

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp may be the FIFA Best for 2019, but he admits that Manchester City rival Pep Guardiola is easily the finest that he has coached against.
Paul Pogba has lauded new Manchester United team-mate Harry Maguire, branding him a “leader” after just one appearance for the club and revealing that he now calls him “The Beast”.

Rio Ferdinand: Comparing Harry Maguire to Virgil van Dijk is unfair

Comparing Manchester United new boy Harry Maguire to Liverpool talisman Virgil van Dijk is “unfair”, says Rio Ferdinand, despite there being obvious links between two big-money centre-halves.
Samson Siasia has vowed to clear his name after world governing body FIFA banned him yesterday from football following an allegation of match-fixing brought against him.

FIFA: Why we banned Samson Siasia for life

World football ruling body FIFA has banned former Super Eagles coach Samson Siasia for life after the ethics committee found him guilty of bribery allegation.
World football–ruling body, FIFA on Wednesday formally welcomed African champions Nigeria to the 8th FIFA Women’s World Cup finals.

FIFA formally welcomes Super Falcons to France 2019

World football–ruling body, FIFA on Wednesday formally welcomed African champions Nigeria to the 8th FIFA Women’s World Cup finals.

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Medical council validates four coronavirus test kits – registrar

The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.